|Hello Goodbye - trailer|
French film icons GÃ©rard Depardieu and Fanny Ardant star in this romantic comedy about a Parisian couple in their fifties who share a comfortable life, a beautiful home, a posh country club and a midlife crisis. Following a dream vacation to Israel where Alain (Depardieu) explores his Jewish roots, GisÃ¨le (Ardant) insists they change their life and move to Tel Aviv. While GisÃ¨le, a Jewish convert, finds her new life inspiring; Alain fights to embrace Hebrew, Jewish tradition and a new c...
Keywords: GÃ©rard Depardieu Fanny Ardant French Cinema
|L' Atalante - Jean Vigo|
L'Atalante (also released as Le Chaland qui passe) is a 1934 French film written and directed by Jean Vigo and starring Michel Simon, Dita Parlo and Jean Dasté. In the film Dasté plays a captain who honeymoons with his new wife, Parlo, on a canal barge with the ship's first mate Père Jules (Michel Simon) and the cabin boy (Louis Lefebvre). The newlyweds struggle until Parlo leaves the boat to explore the sights of Paris, leading Dasté to abandon her until she is found by Père Jules and they...
Keywords: Jean Vigo; L'Atalante; french cinema; 1934
|"Menilmontant" [1924-25] - Dimitri Kirsanoff|
French avant-garde cinema at its best. A fine commentary by David Badagnani... Dimitri Kirsanoff's Menilmontant (1925) researched by David Badagnani Directed by Dimitri Kirsanoff (b. Dorpat, Estonia, March 6, 1899; d. France, February 11 1957, of a heart attack) Cast: Nadia Sibirskaia (Younger sister), Yolande Beaulieu (Older sister), Guy Belmont (Young man), Jean Pasquier, Maurice Ronsard. Estonian-born filmmaker Dimitri Kirsanoff emigrated to Paris with his parents in the early 1920s...
Keywords: Dimitri Kirsanoff; experimental film; French cinema; silent film
|Menilmontant 1926 Music By OP|
Music recreation by OP in free download herehttp://archive.org/details/AramchecKhttp://archive.org/details/AramcheckIi French avant-garde cinema at its best. Dimitri Kirsanoff's Menilmontant (1925) Directed by Dimitri Kirsanoff (b. Dorpat, Estonia, March 6, 1899; d. France, February 11 1957, of a heart attack) Cast: Nadia Sibirskaia (Younger sister), Yolande Beaulieu (Older sister), Guy Belmont (Young man), Jean Pasquier, Maurice Ronsard...
Keywords: Dimitri Kirsanoff; french cinema; experimental film; silent film; expressionism; cult; visual; poetry; masterpiece
|"The Little Match Girl" ["La petite marchande d'allumettes"]  - Jean Renoir|
From Hans Christian Andersen's story to the screen by Jean Renoir, Catherine Hessling as Karen evokes delight and pathos. Wikipedia... Spoiler included. On a cold New Year's Eve, a poor girl tries to sell matches in the street. She is freezing badly, but she is afraid to go home because her father will beat her for not selling any matches. She takes shelter in a nook and lights the matches to warm herself...
Keywords: Catherine Hessling; French cinema; Hans Christian Andersen; Jean Renoir; silent films
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|The Picture Show Movie Swap Minisode Scrapbook Orphee - Sam Inglis, 24FPS|
In this Movie Swap Minisode, Mike takes a look at Eric Stanze's Scrapbook; a grindingly nasty serial killer film, cut by 16 minutes in the UK. Sam, on the other hand, watches an altogether artier film about death: Jean Cocteau's Orphee.
Keywords: The Picture Show; Podcast; Movies; 24FPS; Film Reviews; Movie Swap; Horror; French cinema; Cocteau; Orphee; Scrapbook; Horror
|Judex (1963) - Georges Franju|
Judex (1963) is a French-language crime film remake of the 1916 French film serial of the same name concerning the adventures of pulp hero Judex. Directed by French filmmaker Georges Franju, the film stars Channing Pollock as Judex/Vallieres, Adith Scob as Jacqueline, Francine Berg as Diana and Michel Vitold as Favraux.
Keywords: 1963; French; filmmaker; Georges Franju; Channing Pollock; Adith Scob; Francine Berg; Michel Vitold; pulp; pulp hero; bankers; Judex; French cinema; English subtitles
|Episode 11: Mike Dawson - Luke Annand|
In this episode, I chat with Left Field Cinema host Mike Dawson about a wide range of films and filmmakers from Terrence Malick, Andrei Tarkovsky, Stanley Kubrick and Quentin Tarantino to the Back to the Future trilogy, Alien 3, Gone Baby Gone and even Event Horizon.
Keywords: Luke Annand; Mike Dawson; Left Field Cinema; Alien 3; Ivan's Childhood; Andrei Tarkovsky; Eyes Wide Shut; Stanley Kubrick; Chungking Express; Animal Kingdom; The Dissappearance of Alice Creed; The White Ribbon; Michael Haneke; Quentin Tarantino; Death Proof; Kill Bill; Jackie Brown; Katalin Varga; I Spit on Your Grave; remakes; Event Horizon; Solaris; slow paced films; Valhalla Rising; Uncle Boonmee Who Can Recall His Past Lives; Terrence Malick; editing; Asian cinema; Hirokazu Koreeda; After Life; French cinema; German cinema; Fassbender; Bergman; The Thin Red Line; Amadeus; Auntie Mame; Back to the Future; Clerks; exposition; Gone Baby Gone; Confession